Worship, Ka Haipule

The principal work of the Church is worship, and the Cathedral of Saint Andrew is justly renowned for its preaching, liturgy and music. We have a variety of dignified worship services and experiences which honor Anglican Cathedral Tradition and the Book of Common Prayer. With Sunday morning Eucharists and Evensong, average Sunday attendance is currently 250.

Weekly Worship Schedule

11:45 am Holy Eucharist in Parke Chapel
5:30 pm Evensong in the Cathedral

7:15 am Holy Eucharist in the Cathedral Peace Chapel

7:15 am Holy Eucharist in the Cathedral Peace Chapel

5:30 pm Vigil Eucharist in the Cathedral Peace Chapel

Sundays at The Cathedral of St. Andrew
The Cathedral celebrates three Sunday morning Services and Sunday Evensong at 5:30 pm

The 7:00 am Holy Eucharist is a traditional Rite I service, quiet and reflective, preceded by an organ prelude but without hymns or other music.

Procession into Hawaiian worship.

The 8:00 am Ka `Eukalikia Hemolele (Holy Eucharist in Hawaiian), is a Rite II service incorporating Hawaiian language prayers, hymns and scripture, with the sermon in English. The liturgy is mostly celebrated in the Hawaiian language. The Psalm and Epistle are chanted in Hawaiian a member of the congregation. The Hawaiian choir supports the congregation in the singing of the hymns and offers an anthem in Hawaiian. For the Feast Days and birthdays of the Monarchs, the Hawaiian Societies are especially invited to attend.

Cathedral worship on a Feast Day

The 10:30 am Sung Rite II Eucharist with the Cathedral Choir is a traditional Anglican choral service. The Cathedral Choir offers leadership to the congregation in the singing of hymns and service music as well as offering two anthems from ages past to present day compositions.

On frequent Sundays, following the 5:00 pm change ringing of the great Cathedral Bells, at 5:30 pm there is Choral Evensong in the Cathedral. Though Anglican in tradition, the format of the service varies, from Evensong with the Cathedral Choir or visiting choir, to congregational singing, or a concert with the Cathedral, Symphony, or University of Hawaii choir. Evensong is officiated by priests from the Diocese or by Lay Leaders.

Special Services…

Blue Christmas

Blue Christmas, a time of reflection and hope

Winter Solstice (December)
Blue Christmas: A Service of Reflection for the Longest Night, will be held on the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. The service offers music, silent meditation, and healing prayer for those experiencing inner turmoil at Christmastime. It aims to acknowledge sadness with the comfort of knowing the real reason for the season: that we are not alone, and that light will come again. All are warmly welcome to attend, whether experiencing pain and/or loss, or simply seeking a time of peace among the chaos of the holiday season. For more information, call 524-2822, extension 217.


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